Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)

The U.S. “Star Wars program” did not call the shots in 1985 in Canada! Today canadians must banned nuclear weapons!

On this day in 1985, prime minister of Canada Brian Mulroney turned down U.S. president Ronald Reagan’s invitation to join the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), nicknamed the “Star Wars” program. (1) Canada’s own policies and priorities do not warrant a…

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons challenges Germany and Canada

Today the Montreal Chamber of Commerce presented the conference “Together and the Challenges of Our Times” with Canada’s Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly and German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock from Germany to discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the war’s implications…

GLOBAL ALERT: Canada, Sign the Nuclear Ban Treaty! Hiroshima-Nagasaki Day 77th Anniversary Commemoration

“Nuclear weapons exist as a tool of power, inequality, and destruction. They have no place in the lives of future generations.” Dr. Vinay Jindal, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Canada On Tuesday, August 9 at 7:00pm, the…

All Central American nations have now ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

With the first meeting of states parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) just one week away, Guatemala has become the 62nd country to join the landmark agreement. Its foreign minister, Mario Búcaro, deposited the country’s…

40 Years Ago: June 14th, 1982 the day for the Civil Disobedience Campaign

“Blockade the Bombmakers” was coordinated by the War Resister’s League (WRL) in cooperation with sponsors: Catholic Peace Fellowship, Clergy and Laity Concerned, Friends Peace Committee, Mobilization for Survival, Thomas Merton Center, Pax Christi, SHAD Alliance, Kairos, Jonah House, Women’s International…

How to Divest. In the Town of Wall Street, Applaud the NYC Comptroller Brad Lander, the NYC Council and Amalgamated Bank.

In recent years we have full out launched into another nuclear arms race, without discussion of facts nor citizen input. By far, we have put forth the largest outlay in history for our Pentagon budget. Instead of using the wisdom…

Declaration for a world without wars and violence

We all recognize the escalating violence that plagues our planet. It is not something new. Violence has always been there because it is inherent in the system we live in. At times we are shaken by the spectacle of war,…

Anthropocene: will nuclear weapons be our legacy in this geological era?

Anthropocene is the name given to the current geological period, as in the past we spoke of Pleistocene or Holocene. This new era or period is determined by the changes produced by human activity, biological or geological changes on a…

Spain must sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and exercise leadership for peace

On the first anniversary of its entry into force, more than thirty organisations, including Pressenza, are calling on the government to exercise leadership for peace through the Spanish state’s accession to the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons…

United States Conference of Mayors Calls on the United States to Welcome the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and to Act Now to Prevent Nuclear War and Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

At the close of its 89th Annual Meeting, held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, on August 31, 2021, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Executive Committee unanimously adopted a bold new resolution Calling on the United States…

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